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Beatrice is attending Lisa Sachs's event

MOOC Course-Natural Resources for Sustainable Development: The Fundamentals of Oil, Gas and Mining Governance at Online

February 13, 2017 to May 15, 2017
To register for the course starting on 13 February 2017, please click here.The Natural Resource Governance Institute (NRGI), Columbia Center on Sustainable Investment (CCSI), World Bank and SDG Academy are pleased to announce the 3rd edition of the Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) on Natural Resources for Sustainable Development: the Fundamentals of Oil, Gas and Mining…See More
Jan 31
Leslie Marshall favorited Beatrice's blog post Compensation of refinery residents commences
Jul 7, 2015
Leslie Marshall favorited Beatrice's blog post Gradual development of higher-level oil training
Jul 7, 2015
Leslie Marshall favorited Beatrice's blog post Oil Compensation In Hoima (Uganda) Exposes Deep Seated Abuse Of Women Land Rights
Jun 16, 2015
Robert commented on Beatrice's blog post 'Oil Compensation In Hoima (Uganda) Exposes Deep Seated Abuse Of Women Land Rights'
"The key issue has as far as the entire compensation is concerned, has been failure to put the compensation money to good and secure use. Much of it has been spent on buying luxurious cars, buildings and on expensive lodges, motorbikes around…"
Jun 9, 2015
Robert favorited Beatrice's blog post Oil Compensation In Hoima (Uganda) Exposes Deep Seated Abuse Of Women Land Rights
Jun 9, 2015
Thomas Benninger favorited Beatrice's blog post Oil Compensation In Hoima (Uganda) Exposes Deep Seated Abuse Of Women Land Rights
May 18, 2015
Phillip KIHUMURO favorited Beatrice's blog post Oil Compensation In Hoima (Uganda) Exposes Deep Seated Abuse Of Women Land Rights
May 15, 2015
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May 11, 2015
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Oil Compensation In Hoima (Uganda) Exposes Deep Seated Abuse Of Women Land Rights

The undertaking of oil exploration typically has profound social, cultural and political impacts – both negative and positive, both in the country at large and in the region of operation. Oil exploration can have a positive effect on development by creating jobs, catalyzing business and providing vital infrastructure such as roads, electricity, building schools and even better health facilities like the Buliisa Health Centre IV. However, if unchecked, the negative effects can supersede the…See More
May 11, 2015
Beatrice and Aimé Franck GIRUKWIGOMBA are now friends
May 11, 2015
Beatrice favorited Asmara Klein's blog post Why does Tajikistan need the EITI?
Dec 16, 2014
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Bunyoro Kingdom in bloody land clashes

First published on www.oilinuganda.orgMore than 70 houses were burnt and several people injured when violence broke out last week between Bunyoro Kingdom loyalists and inhabitants of Kaseeta Parish, Kabwooya Sub-county in Hoima, over the control of a seven square mile piece of land bordering the proposed refinery area.The disputed land is being claimed by Bunyoro Kingdom from squatters that Kingdom officials claim are of Congolese origin.According to…See More
Dec 8, 2014
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Dec 8, 2014
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Mercury in mining: Poison versus profit

This article was first published on www.oilinuganda.orgIn the quest to eke out a living, artisanal gold miners in Uganda are risking their lives and slowly poisoning every living thing around them.Three years ago, the most serious health and safety issues associated with gold mining in Uganda were respiratory problems caused by continuous inhalation of dust and the occasional collapse of a tunnel, sometimes trapping unfortunate miners underground.The…See More
Nov 12, 2014
Beatrice and Davis Osoro are now friends
Jun 10, 2014

Profile Information

Organisation (if non, specify N/A)
Action Aid Uganda/Transparency International Uganda
Type of Organisation
Civil Society Organisation, International Organisation
Website
http://www.oilinuganda.org
Job Title
Extractive Governance Officer
About My Work
As an Extractive governance officer, it is important to understand the dynamics of oil, gas and mining and how the processes ranging from contracts, revenue management, CSRs and local content affect the local citizen.
Areas of interest
gold, oil and natural gas, governance and anti-corruption, investing, geology, environment, social accountability, human rights, contract and licensing, monitoring revenue collection, redistribution and sustainable development
Intererested in job/consulting opportunities
yes

Beatrice's Blog

Oil Compensation In Hoima (Uganda) Exposes Deep Seated Abuse Of Women Land Rights

Posted on May 11, 2015 at 15:34 1 Comment

The undertaking of oil exploration typically has profound social, cultural and political impacts – both negative and positive, both in the country at large and in the region of operation. Oil exploration can have a positive effect on development by creating jobs, catalyzing business and providing vital infrastructure such as roads, electricity, building schools and even better health facilities like the Buliisa Health Centre IV.

 

However, if unchecked, the negative effects can…

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Bunyoro Kingdom in bloody land clashes

Posted on December 8, 2014 at 16:55 0 Comments

First published on www.oilinuganda.org

More than 70 houses were burnt and several people injured when violence broke out last week between Bunyoro Kingdom loyalists and inhabitants of Kaseeta Parish, Kabwooya Sub-county in Hoima, over the control of a seven square mile piece of land bordering the proposed refinery area.

The disputed land is being claimed by Bunyoro Kingdom from squatters that Kingdom officials…

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Transparency activists look to 2016 as UK leads the EU in adopting new law

Posted on December 5, 2014 at 9:09 0 Comments

First published on www.oilinuganda.org

Oil, gas, mining and logging companies incorporated or listed in the United Kingdom will, starting in 2016, publicly disclose all payments they make to governments of countries in which they work  following the passing into law of the European Union Accounting Directive  by the British Parliament…

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Mercury in mining: Poison versus profit

Posted on November 12, 2014 at 19:36 0 Comments

This article was first published on www.oilinuganda.org

In the quest to eke out a living, artisanal gold miners in Uganda are risking their lives and slowly poisoning every living thing around them.

Three years ago, the most serious health and safety issues associated with gold mining in Uganda were respiratory problems caused by continuous inhalation of dust and the occasional collapse…

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